What an amazing achievement! Freddie’s Grandad, Steve, completed his first marathon in 5 hours 19 mins and 27 secs (to be precise!) just 5 days before his 55th Birthday! He was raising funds for the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance, however, they kindly allowed him to wear his Freddie’s Wish vest. There is no doubt
The wonderful pupils at Whitestone Infant School in Nuneaton took part in a number of ‘booky challenges’ to raise funds for Freddie’s Wish and managed to raise a fantastic £1182.60! Among the challenges, the children were tasked with taking photos of them reading books in an extreme place or way (all safe I hasten to
On 23rd April 2017, Freddie’s Grandad Steve will be taking on the challenge of the 2017 London Marathon to raise funds for the Air Ambulance. It will be his first marathon at the grand old age of 54 years and 360 days! As many of you know, the Air Ambulance is one of the charities
Since we set up Freddie’s Wish in early 2015, you have generously donated more than £50,000. We, therefore, thought it would be a good idea to update you on how these funds are being used. To date, we have managed to do the following: Donated funds to Birmingham Children’s Hospital to help improve their bereavement support
Sunday 23rd October 2016 was a very emotional day for everyone who knew and loved Freddie. It would have been his 3rd Birthday which made it especially poignant for the 12 #teamfreddie runners who took part in this years Great South Run. It was very emotional at the start line as the organisers played ‘Happy’
Well what a lovely evening that was! We had the pleasure of meeting up with Karen, Vicky, Fiona and Becky from accountancy practice, Price Pearson of Kidderminster. You may recall that they adopted Freddie’s Wish as their ‘Charity of the Year’ for 2016 and, as one of their fundraising activities, organised a quiz night back in
We are delighted to announce that Freddie’s Wish became an official registered charity (Registration Number 1168483) on 28 July 2016. This will not change our focus but now enables us to raise more funds to help bereaved families and provide taster sessions in paediatric first aid. We have been overwhelmed by your generosity in the year
Entries are now closed for the Wolf Run on the above date. All #teamfreddie runners should have received an email from the organisers, but in case you haven’t, our start time is 1.10pm. Please be there to register one hour before the start time i.e. 12:10pm. We will have Freddie’s Wish vests available for those
Entries have opened for the autumn Wolf Run http://thewolfrun.com/ Last year, a team of 55 runners (or walkers in my case!) took part in this brilliant event. Loads of fun was had by all so we’re looking to make our team even bigger this year. If you’d like to join us, click on ‘Join a pack’
Charlotte has also been successfully shortlisted for the Pride of Rugby Awards, nominated for the Rugby’s Pride Award, their highest award. The awards ceremony takes place on Friday 6th May Coombe Abbey Hotel to celebrate the best achievements in business and the community. Read the full story on the Rugby FM website.
Last week was Baby Loss Awareness Week and it was lovely to see the increased awareness around this tough subject this year and so many people taking part in the #waveoflight event on Monday evening. ...